Frequently Asked Questions
If you have a specific question relating to your health, you should discuss this with your GP.
The COVID-19 Vaccination program began in February 2021 in Australia. As the program rolls out, information is changing frequently. A good source of up to date information and resources is the National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance (NCIRS). Here is a link to their COVID-19 vaccines FAQ page:
What is the latest advice about COVID-19 vaccines?
On 1 October 2021, the federal Minister for Health & Aged Care announced that patients over 60 years old will be able to access any CVOID-19 vaccination available.
people aged 18+ can access any COVID-19 vaccine (Pfizer, Moderna and Vaxzevria (AstraZeneca)); and
people aged 12+ can access the Moderna or Pfizer vaccines.
children aged 5-11 can access the Moderna or Pfizer vaccines.
When can I get my booster dose?
Booster doses are now recommended for all individuals aged 16+ three months after the 2nd dose of the primary course of vaccination. Pfizer is recommended as a booster regardless of the type of vaccine initially received.